Cicilline Statement on Passing of Victor Cuenca

Friday, March 10, 2017

PAWTUCKET - U.S. Congressmen David N. Cicilline (D-RI) released the following statement on the death of award-winning Latino journalist Victor Cunca:

"I was so saddened to learn today of the passing of my friend, Victor Cuenca,” said Cicilline. “The State of Rhode Island lost a groundbreaking leader in our community and a trailblazer in the Latino media.  Victor dedicated his life to empowering Latinos by providing award-winning, consistent journalism and was deeply respected for his professionalism and his selfless commitment to serving his readers and the larger community. Victor Cuenca was a devoted husband and father, and I extend my heartfelt prayers to his wife, Vivian, and his daughters Stephanie and Samantha."

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